Category: Nature

Costa Rica’s Abundant Natural Treasures

Meet the Rain Forest Rocket Frog The rainforest rocket frog (silverstoneia flotator) is a slightly less dangerous (and less colorful) cousin of the poison dart frog. These amphibians are ubiquitous with Costa Rica’s biodiversity; you’ll find them almost everywhere—in streams, rivers and smaller bodies of water. Listen in as this male frog, according to vocalization experts, …

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Visit an Aquatic Paradise: Tangalooma on Moreton Island

Just off the east coast of Brisbane, Australia are miles of beautiful white sand beaches and crystal-clear water teeming with fish. There are few visitors and little infrastructure. It’s a beach lover’s paradise and a nature lover’s dream, but chances are you’ve never heard of it. Meet MORETON ISLAND, One of the World’s Largest Sand Islands Tangalooma …

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Koala Adoption. Yes, please.

In this holiday season, here’s a new gift idea from Australia for those hard-to-please friends and family: adopt a koala. Through the “Adopt a Wild Koala Program” at the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia, you can give the gift of koala adoption for $32 per year. In return you get a certificate, a photo …

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